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High Res Photo Professor of History
John M. Regan Jr. Director, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
Areas of Expertise
Peace studies, American religious history, religious violence
Appleby’s scholarship and teaching concern religious violence and peacebuilding. He is the director of
“Contending Modernities,” a major multi-year project to examine the interaction among Catholic, Muslim and secular forces in the modern world. He is the author of “The Ambivalence of the Sacred: Religion, Violence and Reconciliation” and editor of “Spokesmen for the Despised: Fundamentalist Leaders of the Middle East.” He recently co-chaired the Chicago Council on Global Affairs’ Task Force on Religion and the Making of U.S. Foreign Policy, which released the influential report “Engaging Religious Communities Abroad: A New Imperative for U.S. Foreign Policy.”
ND NEWSWIRE ARTICLES
Notre Dame launches global research project on Catholic, Muslim, secular interaction
Report urges U.S. policymakers to engage with global religious actors
Kroc director Scott Appleby praises religious liberty doctrines in Catholicism and Islam
Professor Appleby to speak in U.N. discussion of Islamophobia
Islamophobia fueled by recent controversies, 9/11 anniversary
Nobel committee chose “brilliantly” in selection of Obama
President Obama’s speech surprisingly “tough-minded”
Christian history much more thrilling than “DaVinci Code” fiction
IN THE NEWS
Associated Press—New world, new pope: How will Francis lead his church?
PBS—New Polls Reflect Challenges for Vatican on Connecting With U.S. Catholics
NPR—Pope Benedict Leaves Behind A Mixed Legacy
USA Today—Pope taught and wrote on Jesus, charity and hope
Catholic News Service—Panel: Understanding role of faith in society essential to US diplomacy"
Huffington Post—A Mormon-Catholic Ticket? (op-ed)
Houston Chronicle—Biden or Ryan: Who is the ‘better’ Catholic?
Huffington Post—Paul Ryan, Joe Biden: A Tale Of Two Catholics
Washington Post—U.S. nuns seek ‘open dialogue’ with Rome over disputes
Washington Post—Baltimore archbishop: ‘Let us be Catholics’
NPR—Bishops Launch 2-Week Campaign Against Health Law
RTÉ—US nuns reprimanded over focus on poverty and social justice
Reuters—Catholic nuns group “stunned” by Vatican slap
Associated Press —Catholic bishops prepare religious liberty fight
Huffington Post—September 11 highlighted radical faith; Can it be defused?
Yahoo! News—Sept 11 highlighted radical faith; Can it be defused?
Reuters India—Sept 11 highlighted radical faith; Can it be defused?
Yahoo! News Malaysia—Sept 11 highlighted radical faith; Can it be defused?
Chicago Tribune—Sept 11 highlighted radical faith; Can it be defused?
WGN—Sept 11 highlighted radical faith; Can it be defused?
National Catholic Reporter—9/11 costs hard to count
Los Angeles Times—Sept 11 highlighted radical faith; Can it be defused?
Reuters—Sept 11 highlighted radical faith; Can it be defused?
PBS—Scott Appleby Extended Interview
PBS Religion & Ethics Newsweekly—Interfaith Relations Ten Years On
USA Today—After Sept. 11, ‘religion can no longer be ignored’
USA Today—9/11 traced new spiritual lines
CNN.com—Is it morally right to celebrate bin Laden’s death?
The Washington Post—As John Paul II is beatified, ordinary Catholics still revere charismatic pope
National Catholic Reporter-Notre Dame invites Catholics and Muslims to sift secularism
Catholic News Service—Project Explores Christianity, Islam, Secularism
New York Times—For Catholics, Interest in Exorcism Is Revived
PBS, Religion and Ethics Newsweekly—The Limits of Religious Tolerance
ABC News—Burning the Koran: Is it Legal? Looking to Flag Burning Cases for Answers
USA Today—Obama weighs in as plan to burn Qurans sparks debate
The New York Review of Books—Catholics, Muslims, and the Mosque Controversy
Historian in demand (National Catholic Reporter, 12/26/03)
International criminal law, complex criminal litigation, terrorism, terrorist financing, anti-money laundering, organized crime
Law, morality, and religion, religious freedom, medical ethics, complicity with wrongdoing, Catholic moral theology
Anthropology of war and peace, terrorism, militant groups, religion and conflict, guerilla warfare, human rights, Pakistan, Afghanistan, India
Intellectual property, including patent, trademark, copyright, and the right of publicity, and torts
Warfare, anthropology of war and peace, epicenters of conflict and peacebuilding, transnational crime, globalization, gender, culture theory
International law, international legal regulation of the use of force, conflict and dispute resolution
Bioethics, governance of science, medicine, and biotechnology according to ethical principles, abortion, stem cell research